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Police

PoliceHomeThe Des Moines Police Department will work in partnership with our community to protect lives and property, and to enforce laws impartially.

About the Des Moines Police Department 
The Des Moines Police Department is the largest and most urban law enforcement agency in the state and is made up of:
  • Sworn officers 362
  • Civilian support personnel 103
The department is organized in three divisions (here is our current Organizational Chart):
  • Administrative Services Division
  • Operations Division
  • Investigations Division
Recent Reports of Interest: